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Nostradamus

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Mic de Nostredame, usually Latin to Nostradamus, was a French apothec and reputed seer who published collections of prophecies that have sin become famous worldwide. He is best known for his book Les Propheties ( "The Prophecies "), the fir edition of which appeared in 1555. Since the publication of this book, which has rare be out of pri since his death, Nos has attra a followi that, along with the popular press, cre him with predicting many major world events. The prop ha in so cases been assimilated to the results of applying the alleged Bible code, as well as to other purported prophetic works. Most academic sources maintain th the assoc ma between world events and Nostradamus's quatrains are largely the result of misinterpretations or mistranslations (sometimes deliberate) or else are so tenuous as to render them use as eviden of any genu predictive power. Moreover, no of the sour list offers any evidence that anyo has ever interp any of Nostradamus's quatrains specifically eno to allow a clear identification of any event in advance.